problem patching QT3 package

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at
Sat Jan 19 10:38:31 PST 2008

On Sat, Jan 19, 2008 at 11:46:16AM -0600, Arnie Stender wrote:
> Hi Ken,
>     That was interesting. I finally got around to trying the LINUX patch
> for QT3 you gave me. It complained that it couldn't find the file it was
> supposed to patch in spite of the fact that it had just echoed it to the
> screen. It asked me for the file name to patch for both files changed by
> this patch. I cut and pasted the name it had just printed out as the
> response and it ran without errors for both files. I don't think I ever
> saw that happen before.

 I get that if I try -p1 instead of -p0 : the patch isn't in
standard LFS form.  Blfs prefers to use upstream patches where they
are available.

> BTW, I wen through the provided documentation
> for VIM to try and find what I need to put in my .vimrc to make it show
> me when it is editing a DOS format (CRLF line terminators) file and
> couldn't find any specific mention of that feature in terms I
> understood. Can someone here tell me what I need to do to make that
> happen? There are a lot of things that choke on CRLF and I'd like to
> know about it when I pull the file into VIM.  
 That would sure be useful, but for vim I merely grovel among the
scraps that have fallen off the wizards' tables.  I'm just happy
that highlighting redundant whitespace works for me.

das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce

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